The residency program exposes trainees to seven major subspecialties. Trainees will rotate with each faculty member in their sub-specialty at least once in your five-year program.
All rotations take place at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics or at nearby hospitals.
|Foot and Ankle||UW/MH||UW/MH|
|Night Float (two four-week blocks)||UW|
|Research (four weeks as a PGY-2 & eight weeks as a PGY-3)||UW||UW|
MH = UnityPoint Health – Meriter Hospital (approximately three miles from University Hospital)
UW = University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
VA = Veterans Administration Hospital (adjoins University Hospital)
Elective = Residents may choose to participate in a global health elective rotation (up to four weeks long) or spend the time in a subspecialty of their interest as a senior resident.
During PGY-1, residents will rotate through the following at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics:
In addition to subspecialty rotations, ER coverage is a 24-hour resident responsibility. At The American Center that responsibility is shared during weekday hours with a physicians assistant. Coverage by the junior resident (first call) is divided into three categories: weekday, night, and weekend coverage.